In this edition of Durham Notebook: Matt Torra has been the Bulls' most consistent starter thanks to his ability to hit his spots, while reliever Frank De Los Santos has pitched well in an already strong bullpen, plus the latest roster transactions from the Triangle.
B.J. Upton began his rehab assignment with the Charlotte Stone Crabs, Henry Wrigley played long ball for Montgomery in a close loss, Bowling Green is shut out by West Michigan and Durham's bats come alive in a rout of Charlotte.
The Durham Bulls beat the Gwinnett Braves 7-4 to win their first series of the year behind a strong performance by starter Chris Archer. The Montgomery Biscuits lost 7-5 to the Pensacola Wahoos, but had the tying run in base in the ninth.
Durham Bulls beat writer Derek Levandowski checks in with his weekly notebook.
After battling an assortment of injuries in 2011 and being released by the Seattle Mariners last August, Rays infielder Matt Mangini is healthy and ready to compete for a spot on the Rays 25 man roster this Spring.
February 28, 2012
The Tampa Bay Rays signed infielder Matt Mangini, first baseman Juan Miranda, right-handed pitcher Jhonny Nunez, and right-handed pitcher Ricky Orta to minor league deals earlier this month. While these signings may not be the type of news that stimulates a fan base or season ticket sales, they are still worth paying attention to for Rays' fans.
December 21, 2011
The Tampa Bay Rays announced on Tuesday that they had signed four players to Minor League deals : Ricky Orta, Matt Mangini, Juan Miranda, and Jhonny Nunez. The entire press release is inside.
December 6, 2011